News Briefs

Re-Imagine the Open Spaces

The Mystic River Watershed Association is working to re-imagine the open spaces around Little Mystic Channel in Charlestown. Stop by at their Open House, share your ideas, grab a donut, learn some Charlestown Trivia and found out how to get involved with the community-driven design process. This is a kid-friendly event.

The event will be held on Saturday, October 16 from 11 am – 1 pm at the  Little Mystic Channel between the Charlestown Community Center/High School Athletic Fields and Charlestown.

Gundberg Enrolled at Lehigh University

Lehigh University is thrilled to officially welcome Gregory Gundberg as a Fall 2021 graduate student enrollee to the Lehigh family. Congratulations on your enrollment at Lehigh!

For more than 150 years, Lehigh University (lehigh.edu) has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation’s most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh’s five colleges – College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health, and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science – provides opportunities to 7,000+ students to discover and grow in an academically rigorous environment along with a supportive, engaged campus community.

Join the Bunker Hill Day Parade Committee

The Bunker Hill Day Parade Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the 2022 parade. If you are new to town, this is a great way to meet your neighbors and the people who make things happen in Charlestown!  Want to join the committee? They’re looking for help with fundraising & planning. If you have any questions about the parade committee please contact Kathleen Wrenn Noonan 617-201-1673.

Upcoming Harvard Kent Parents Events

The annual fundraiser kicks off on Friday October 8th with a goal of $20,000 to support educational enrichment and promote family involvement in the HK community.  Visit https://go.rallyup.com/hkpafallfundraiser2021 to participate. The event runs through October 23rd and the winner will be chosen on October 24.

The HKPA Fall Adult meet up will take place on Tuesday, Oct 12 at 7p.m. at Brewers Fork(rain date 10.13).  Also, there will be an All Family Meet up from 2-4p.m. at The Anchor on Sunday, Oct 17th where we will have apple cider, apple cider donuts and fall cookie decorating for the kids. 

Charlestown Heights Historic District Landmarks Study Commission

Community Meeting   

Join the residents of “Charlestown Heights” and the Charlestown Neighborhood Council in planning for June 17th, 2025, the 250th Anniversary of the First Battle of the American Army. Learn about the CPA-Community Preservation Act Trust Fund Planning and Preservation Process and the importance of recognition of the Charlestown Heights Historic District.  Informational meeting on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021, 2p.m. at the J.W. Conway-Bunker Hill Post 26, American Legion, 23 Adams Street.

Ribbon Cutting at Community Center

Join the Friends of the Library & Turn it Around on Thursday, October 14 at 4:30p.m. for a“ribbon cutting” of a new Little Free Library installed recently outside the Community Center. All are welcome. The Charlestown Community Center is located at 255 Medford Street.

Halloween is Back at the Monument

The 36th Annual Trick or Treat and March around the Monument is back!  Meet at 5pm at The Monument steps on October 31st for the return of the Tony Barry Band and the traditional Halloween march beginning at 5:30p. The Committee asks participants to please wear masks and social distance.

Show Opening at Stove Factory Gallery

The Artists Group of Charlestown Fall Show “Attached” will be opening October 15th hours 5-8p.m. at the Stove Factory Gallery, 523 Medford Street. Show will continue weekends through October 31 from 12-5p.m.

Visit artistsgroupofcharlestown.com for more information

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